Abu Dhabi: Crew Abu Dhabi continued their rampaging run in Abu Dhabi T10 by sealing a last-ball thriller towards Delhi Bulls. With 10 to get from the ultimate two deliveries, the match appeared firmly within the Bulls` grasp.
Nevertheless, Jamie Overton smashed Bulls skipper Dwayne Bravo for 2 large sixes to make sure his workforce chased down 121 to proceed its undefeated run within the competitors.There was to be no Stirling-Salt present on Wednesday because the Irish all-rounder was out leg earlier than on the primary supply of the second over by Fazalhaq Farooqi.
Phil Salt, nevertheless, continued from the place he had left within the match towards The Chennai Braves and saved the chase alive regardless of Liam Livingstone struggling along with his timing early within the innings.
Salt reached his half-century off simply 20 balls when he slog-swept Romario Shepherd for his fifth six within the sixth over.Shiraz Ahmed, who had bowled a very good first over, helped Delhi Bulls pull issues again with a miserly seventh over by making a gift of simply 4 runs.
Dominic Drakes` double strike of Salt and Livingstone within the subsequent overtightened the screws on Crew Abu Dhabi who have been left needing 34 from the remaining two overs with two new batsmen on the crease.
Chris Gayle and Overton then took 16 from Farooqi`s ninth over, leaving the skilled Bravo to defend 18 runs from the ultimate over.
The left-handed Gayle swung the pendulum of the match with a first-ball six within the last over of the chase however bought run out in the hunt for a non-existent second on the fourth ball, leaving Overton with the job of ending the sport.Earlier, the Delhi Bulls openers began strongly, taking advantage of some wayward bowling by Fidel Edwards and Service provider De Lange to notch up 20 runs within the first two overs.
Rilee Rossouw regarded threatening in his transient keep however was undone by Liam Livingstone`s off-spin within the fourth over. Taking part in his first match of the competitors, Luke Wright confirmed zero rustiness and hit three of the primary 4 deliveries he confronted for boundaries.
Danny Briggs put the brakes on the Delhi Bulls innings by eradicating Rahmanullah Gurbaz and conceding solely 4 runs in his first over.
Briggs` good work was continued by Naveen-ul-Haq within the subsequent over who conceded solely 9 runs. The strain utilized by Briggs and Haq yielded a wicket when Wright miscued an tried pull to offer De Lange his ninth wicket of the competitors.
Nevertheless, after three quiet overs, Shepherd modified the complexion of the innings and blitzed his approach to an unbeaten 39 from 11 deliveries.
His knock that was studded with 3 fours and 4 sixes took Delhi Bulls to 121 as they managed to attain 43 from their final two overs.
Temporary scores: Crew Abu Dhabi 124/4 (Phil Salt 56, Liam Livingstone 25, Dominic Drakes 2-12) beat Delhi Bulls 121/4 ( Romario Shepherd 39* Luke Wright 25 Danny Briggs 2-20).